Dragonfly Cottage Eagle River

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DRAGONFLY COTTAGE (Eagle River, MI) : Sleeps 7-8, 3 blocks from Lake Superior, Wi-Fi






SLEEPS: 7-8 
*3 blocks away you will find the public beach on Lake Superior
*Famous Fitzgerald Steakhouse blocks away


This 1866 farmhouse sits across from the historic county seat buildings of Eagle River, Michigan.  You will love this 4 bedroom, 2 ½ bath home which is only a short walk from the Eagle River Falls, the Lake Superior shoreline, and the very popular Fitzgerald’s Smokehouse, Restaurant and Bar.


There are so many fun activities to do in the beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula such as:  hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, exploring area beaches, hunting for agates and yooperlite, exploring old copper mines,  or just relaxing on your lovely wrap around porch taking in the view!


If you choose to stay with us during the fall months, feel free to grab a couple apples off the trees to create a delicious crisp or apple pie. So put down your phones, grab your gear, and enjoy this very adventurous area of Michigan; you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time.


Air Conditioning: No air conditioning. There are a couple ceiling fans and quite a few oscillating/window fans. A great breeze comes off the lake!


ATV's: No ATVs are allowed on the property.

Animals: Squirrels, racoons, a variety of birds, eagles,  deer, bear, fox, wolves.


        Bathroom #1: main floor. Full Bathroom with shower only

        Bathroom #2: main floor. Half-bath with washer/dryer inside

        Bathroom #3: upstairs. Full Bathroom with tub/shower

Beach/Swimming: The public beach: Eagle River Beach is just 3 block down the road (5 minute walk). A wagon is there for your convenience. Parking is pretty casual by the beach; a street goes along the shoreline.


Bedroom Configuration:
            Bedroom #1: main floor Full Bed

            Bedroom #2: upstairs  Queen Bed with an old fashioned-silk                                          divan

            Bedroom #3: upstairs   Full Bed

             Bedroom #4: upstairs   1 Twin Bed

Boats: a marina can be found in Eagle Harbor approximately 6 miles down road.


Bugs: Typical UP bugs, toward end of May/beginning of June you will possibly find May flies (pretty light compared to other parts).


Cell phone service: Verizon is good! Up in Copper Harbor you will not get any service. Cell phone service can be frustrating at times.

              * Pictured Rocks: 5 hours
              * Marquette: 2 ½ hours
              * Copper Harbor: 25 minutes
              * Calumet: 30 minutes               
              * Michigan Tech: 45 minutes 
              * Mackinac Bridge: 5 hours

Dock: No dock

Drinking Water: It is city water in Eagle River. There is also a faucet that has a filter present.

Drugs/Smoking/Fireworks: Freshwater does not permit illegal drugs of any kind on the property. Due to the location of the properties, smoking is strongly discouraged around the home and strictly prohibited in the home. Fireworks are prohibited at a Freshwater location for the safety of all persons in and around the property, even if it is legal in that city.

Fireplace: Propane fireplace in main floor bedroom.

Fire-pit: No fire pit present.

Fishing: Please be sure to bring your own poles as there are none at this property. Also, in order to fish in Michigan lakes, one is required to hold a fishing license. Click here to purchase your fishing license online.

Grill: Propane Grill with propane provide.

Grocery Store: General Phoenix Store is 3 minutes away (milk, eggs, beer, wine, ice). Two blocks from house is also another small store that serves lunches and ice cream.

Internet:  Wi-Fi is available to guests.  

Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are fussy about the thread count of your sheets, just let me know, and I’ll make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillow cases and bath towels.

Parking: There is enough room for 3-4 cars to be parked.

Pets: No pets are allowed at this property. Enjoy the allergen-free space

Privacy: There are homes nearby. There is a historic courthouse and historic sheriff is nearby.

Seniors:Come one, come all! This space is great for those over 60. Sometimes when renting a home, you are never too sure about the terrain: is the home on top of a hill, is parking on a steep slope, are there 100 steps to the beach or the unit, etc. This home gets the FVR approval for the young at heart!

Snowmobiles:  No snowmobiles are allowed on property.

Space:  two-story home

Televisions: 1 in living room (smart TV)

Towels: Yes, we provide towels.  It's always good to bring extra though.

Washer and dryer:  YES! Laundry soap is provided.



Property/indoor Amenities
  • Basic Paper Products (Paper Towel & TP)
  • Blankets
  • Blow Dryer
  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Box Fans
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Ceiling fans
  • Fireplace (-Gas with Remote Control)
  • Hand Vacuum
  • Heat - Forced Air Furnace
  • Internet/ WiFi
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Linens & Towels included
  • Oscillating Fans
  • Portable Fans
  • Radio
  • Smart TV w/ streaming
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Washer & Dryer (plus Detergent and Dryer Sheets)
Kitchen Amenities
  • Antibacterial Hand-Sanitizer
  • Baking Flour and Sugar
  • Blender
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Coffee maker
  • Cooking and Baking Pans
  • Crockpot
  • Dishwasher (plus Detergent)
  • Hand Mixer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Standard Kitchenware & Utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Outdoor Amenities
  • Deck/Patio
  • Grill-Propane
  • Patio Chairs
  • Picnic Table

Season Period Min.Stay Nightly Weekly
02/07/2019 - 07/31/2022 1 $150.00

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